it makes plans for the next one. schafer thinks renting out the fairgrounds for other events could help fill the financial void left by the state. still, he can't be certain this summer tradition can continue as it has. do you see a time when you might not be able to have a county fair? >> hopefully not in my lifetime. with the added expense who knows what's going to happen. >> reporter: diane eastabrook, "nightly business report," kankakee, illinois. having grown up in iowa. >> tom: lots of them, lots of summertime spent with the tilt-a-wirl and a corndog. that is "nightly business report" on this friday evening, september 10th. i'm tom hudson. have a great weekend, and you, too, susie. >> susie: you, too, tom. have a wonderful weekend, everyone, and we hope to see you right here again on monday.